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Add 70/7 and 9/8

1st number: 10 0/7, 2nd number: 1 1/8

70/7 + 9/8 is 89/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    70/7 = 70 × 8/7 × 8 = 560/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    9/8 = 9 × 7/8 × 7 = 63/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/56 + 63/56 = 560 + 63/56 = 623/56
  5. 623/56 simplified gives 89/8
  6. So, 70/7 + 9/8 = 89/8
    In mixed form: 111/8

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